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Data Security Under FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been a critically important regulator of cybersecurity practices in the US, using its authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act to bring enforcement actions against companies for failing to protect their consumers’ private data. This past January, Trump appointed Republican Maureen Ohlhausen as the Commission’s new acting chairwoman.

Read this Foley Hoag post to learn about Ohlhausen’s approach to data security.

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